Flights resumed at Dubai International Airport after reports of drone activity

Dubai International Airport flights were put on hold for almost 30-minutes today (February 15), due to reports of drone activity at the airport.

According to Sky News, a spokesperson from the airport said flight suspension ‘at the world’s third busiest airport’ was experienced between GMT 06.13 and 06.45 this morning. Flight’s have now resumed.

Travelers on social media were sharing their opinion of the delays caused by unauthorised drone activity.

Twitter user @andrewjtodd said: “Dubai airport going nowhere due to drone flying around. So, thousands of people sitting in planes going nowhere. What is wrong with people flying drones near airports!”

The Dubai International Airport website reveals it carried 88 million passengers, 2.65 million tons of cargo and 409,493 aircraft operations since 2017.

Feature image by Aviation Business Middle East – Dubai International Airport